The definition of lying is not telling the truth.
To act or conduct oneself in a specified way:
The definition of counterfeit is fake or made in imitation.
Made in resemblance of or as a substitute for another.
(Figuratively) prepared for, or dealt with some matter
Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks; concealed; hidden.
Uttering falsehood; dishonest or deceitful.
Appearing as such; being such in appearance; professed, supposed (rather than demonstrably true or real).
Sham means not real or fake.
Not feigned or affected; genuine:
Free of pretense, falsehood, or affectation:
Affected refers to a pretentious and fake action or speech.
Habitually phony or dishonest:
Taken for granted; supposed:
Concocted or fabricated, especially in order to deceive or mislead; make up:
To venture (something):
To think or suppose
To serve or function as a substitute for another:
(Obs.) To pretend not to notice; ignore
To be or make an imitation or false show of; counterfeit
To affirm belief in:
Presume is defined as to assume to be true without proof, or to dare to do something without permission.
To be courageous or bold enough to do or try something:
To make a bluff.
The definition of acknowledge means to state that something is real, factual or true.
Proclaim is defined as to announce or declare.
To pose is to act as a threat or a potential problem.
To lead into wrongdoing; influence badly
To act the part of
To act the same as; impersonate; mimic
To suppose; guess; think
To modify the manner or appearance of (a person, for example) in order to prevent recognition:
To cause to believe what is not true; mislead.
To copy or imitate something without the right to do so and with the intent to deceive or defraud by representing the copy or imitation to be the original or to be genuine if no original ever existed (such as passing off a painting as a particular work by Claude Monet when, in fact, Monet never painted such a piece of art).
To create something fictional for a particular purpose.
To be the first to portray (a particular role in a play)
To play the part of as in a play or film
To act the part of (a character), as in a play
The definition of allege means to say something unproven or something without any facts to verify it.
To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
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